Artists Submit to the Saatchi Showdown Glorious Color Competition

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Artists who love to use brilliant color in their work can enter the latest Saatchi showdown now open for submissions with an early February deadline.

There is no entry fee, and if you already have a portfolio of your art on the Saatchi online site, simply select the artworks you wish to submit with a click.

In addition to prizes, 10 finalists will exhibit their work at the Griffin Gallery, London, from 20 March-18 April 2014.

Here is the link to make your submission–www.saatchionline.com/showdown/view/showdown/17

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More Art Sold Online than in Brick and Mortar Galleries

The Saatchi Gallery was based at County Hall 2...

The Saatchi Gallery was based at County Hall 2003–2005 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to this BBC article, more art is sold online than in galleries. This is the first I’ve read of this. Over the past few years there has been an ongoing debate, and even a snobbery perhaps against online galleries. It seems the tides have turned!

Read this article, including a quote regarding Saatchi online gallery sales vs physical gallery sales—http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23054641

PLEASE NOTE: Keep trying the links–you may receive an error message, but you will get through to the article if you keep trying.

Caio Fern’s Painting Featured on Saatchi Online

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Image by Markyboy81 via Flickr

Saatchi Online selected Caio Fern’s untitled painting as their featured artwork of the day. Caio blogged about this on his Mein Welt blog. Go there to view the painting selected by Saatchi Online curators:

http://tinyurl.com/CaioFernonSaatchi

or go directly to Saatchi Online to view Caio Fern’s portfolio:  http://tinyurl.com/CaioonSaatchi